starts your day with half-an-hour of news, sport, weather and travel available to all viewers, whether or not they have teletext sets.
Frank Bough and Selina Scott are the Breakfast Time hosts to the people and personalities who are making today's headlines.
Nick Ross and David Coss have the latest election news and look ahead to the political agenda for the coming day and the major electoral issues that will make today's hustings.
Other home and world news from
Debbie Rix : 6.30, 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30
Weather Francis Wilson :6.31,
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
SportDavid Icke : 6.42, 7.18, 8.18
Regional News, weather andtraffic at 6.45, 7.15, 7.45, 8.15
Getting Britain Fit:Diana Moran between 6.45 and 7.0
Your Stars: Russell Grant between
8.30 and 8.45
BBC1 goes across to Radio 4's phone-in programme, and television viewers have the chance to join Sir Robin Day and radio listeners in asking senior politicians about their party's policies and campaign promises.
Lines open from 8.0 this morning. Television presentation SUE MCMARON
Producers PETlR ESTALL, CRRlS LONGLEY
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
CHARU BALA CHOKSHImeets Cosmo and Dibs in the street market.
Introducing the number 6.
Story The Gingerbread Man
With FRANCES KAY , FRANCIS WRIGHT
Film director MIKE MILNE
10 15 Music Time. Dancing 10 38 Twentieth-Century History One Man's Revolution
11.0-11.20 Merry-go-Round Renewable Energy 2: Water Working
The tide turns for water power in the search for ways of updating old technologies.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST
Series producer EDWARDHAYWARD
11.42 Tout compris
A la maison; dans ma chambre; au restaurant; en scene
12.0 Mind Stretchers
with Richard Whitmore and Sandi Marshall
Weather MICHAEL FISH 1 0-1.5 (Scotland only) The Scottish News
1.2 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Facts and information with sign language interpretation and subtitles for the deaf.
A See-Saw programme.
This place is in Trumptonshire and contains a factory, a pottery, a stately home and a vintage steam railway.
2.1 Words and Pictures
What Made Tiddalik Laugh?
A group of animals hold a play-about in their endeavour to make the giant frog Tiddalik laugh and solve the problem of the great drought. It is the platypus who finds the solution.
Producer MAYRA GAMBLETON
2.18 Today and Tomorrow
The Global Village
The last of seven programmes on the science behind gardening Presented by ALAN HIBBERT To Spray or Not to Spray?
Produced by RON BLOOMFIELD and BRYN BROOKS
Book (same title), £9.50 from booksellers
One of the best-loved Western series starring
Ben faces a difficult decision when he desperately needs the help of a man he bitterly hates as a war-time deserter and who he also believes to be a traitor.
Directed by WILLIAM F. CLAXTON
Written by MILTON s. CELMAN
An animated series of science-fiction stories.
Selected from an earlier age and given incredible powers, three teenagers return to Earth in their spaceship headquarters to guard the human race from evil. Fauna
German shepherd dog Hobo has the freedom of the road to find adventure, any time, anywhere. The Last Job
Hobo helps an ex-convict to start a new life.
with Simon Groom , Sarah Greene Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis Tribute to Blake's Seven!
A flashback to the early days of this popular sci-fi series, and a chance to make your own Blake's Seven bracelet.
And guest star Janet Brown swaps voices with 15-year-old Linda Kemery.
with Motra Stuart ; Weatherman
Look East with Judl Lines
Look North with Mike Neville
Look North West with Stuart Hall Midlands Today with Alan Towers and Kay Alexander South East at Six with Sue
Cook Laurie Mayer and Fran Morrison
Points West with Graham Purches
Gerald Haycock and Vhien Creegor South Today with Bruce Parkee and Jenni Murray
Chris Denham and Fern Britton
Scene Around Six; Sean Rafferty Wales Today with Noreen Bray. and Chris Morgan
with Sue Lawley, Richard Kershaw and Hugh Scully
Producers Michael hogan , PAULWOOLWICH Deputy editors PHILIPHARDINGIANSQUIRES Editor ROGER BOLTON
LONDON Living Legends: Dick Turpin
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson
Dick Turpin has been called the English cowboy, but the true facts of Turpin's life are Squalid, sad and disturbing - he was hanged when only 33 years old,
SOUTHWEST Our Undersea World: The Black Diamond of the Sea
Pound for pound, hardly anything comes out of the sea that's more valuable than lobsters Laurie Emberson and -his son discovered new hope for a more abundant lobster population.
SOUTH South Sport
David Icke, with sport specially for the ladies. Marie Thomas joins an aerobics class, tries an exercise session with the Women's League of Health and Beauty; and visits a gym where girls are preparing for body-building competitions.
Neil Conpendale has been with Fiona Brothers, finding out what makes her champion at her sport of power-boat racing DAVID ICKE'S studio guests talk about the image of women in sport, plus medical advice for sportswomen...
WEST Breakthrough 83
The latest inventions, ideas and research from the west country. Presenters John Norman, Vivien Creegor and John Howard
MIDLANDS The Dog Show
Dennis McCarthy goes, whippet racing, and-visits the dogs of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Top judge Joe Bradden looks at hounds. Vet Don Haxby answers your questions, and Chas is taught to walk to heel with the COVENTRY DOG TRAINING CLUBS.
EAST Let Justice be Done: The Charismatic Cutthroat
In 1823 John Thurtell committed a brutal and bloody murder for money. Yet he had such charm that a lot of the public prayed that he would be found not guilty. Stratford Johns tells the story of the killer with charisma who had the judge in tears.
NORTH WEST The Brass Beat
Roy Castle follows the beat and explains the background. Tonight: Wardle High School, near Rochdale, which has six bands - one of which is the Champion School Brass Band of Great Britain.
NORTH EAST Heroes
Character actor Frank Middlemass talks to Eric Robson about Nellie Wallace , Noel Coward , Tyrone Guthrie, Charles Dickens, Vivien Leigh.
NORTH A Voyage Between Two Seas, Down the Aire and Colder
Pete Morgan says goodbye to the narrow boat Lady Galadriel as he sets out along Britain's most successful commercial canal on board the 600-ton tanker Humber Princess.
NORTHERN IRELAND Wise Crack
Paul Maxwell, Maeve Murphy and Mark Robson take another serious and lighthearted look at youth current affairs in Northern Ireland.
Lee Horsley as Matt Houston
Pamela Hensleyas C.J Pafsons
John Aprea as Lt Novelli
Penny Santon as Msma Novelli and guest starring
Chuck Connorsas Kastanos Dennis Fimple as Bo
Ed Nelson as Fred Boethig Raymond St Jacques' as the psychiatrist
Don Stroud as Cirk Bronson Get Rouston
_An;abandoned amusement park is the setting for Matt's final show-down with a madman who has kidnapped C.J. and will stop at nothing to get Houston ... dead.
Presented by Fred Emery The Case for Labour
With three days to go to polling, the Leader of the Labour Party,
The Rt Hon MichaelFoot, is questioned by Sir Robin Day about the central issues in the campaign. Deputy editor ANDREW CLAYTON Editor GEORGE CAREY
John Humphrys with developments at home tnd abroad.
David Dibleby with the latest on the Election Campaign. Weatherman
continues a season of contemporary thrillers. Tonight starring
Dean Martin, Eugene Roche
Steele, a black militant leader in San Francisco, is framed on a charge of murder but released thanks to the efforts of his lawyer Joe Ricco; Two days later Steele is accused of a double killing' and it is up to his crusading attorney to prove his innocence
Screenplay by Robert Hoban
Produced by Douglas Netter
Directed by Paul Bogart.
Films: page 21 (first showing on British television)
(Dean Martin , This is Your Lunch: tomorrow 10.50pm)
with Iain Johnstone
Return of the Jedi: the saga continues in the third film of the Star Wars series. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher reunite for a further space adventure.
David Bowie comes under the spell of The Hunger - Catherine Deneuve, a woman with the power to bestow the gift of everlasting life on the ones she loves.
In the last of the current run,a look at some films opening over the summer months, including,
Superman III and Psycho II Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JUDY LINDSAY
followed by News and Weather for Northern Ireland and Wales